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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Project reports

Once you start using JIRA to track issues of any type, it becomes imperative to derive useful information from it. JIRA comes with built-in reports that show real-time statistics for projects, users, and other fields. At the time of running the project, reports will always display the most up-to-date information.

Let's take a look at each of these reports.

Open any project in JIRA that contains a lot of issues and has around 5 to 10 users, which are either assignees or reporters. When you open any project page, the default view is the summary view, which contains an Activity Stream that shows whatever is happening in the project, such as the creation of new issues, status updates, comments, and, basically, any change in the project.

On the left-hand side of the project summary page, there is a link for Reports under the project navigation sidebar. All the project-related reports can be found here.


When the Summary page is open, click on the Switch view drop-down list right...